Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Westfield State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree completion program at Westfield State University allows students to gain skills and knowledge needed in various careers related to sociology. Students complete core courses in the sociology department including those on principles, research methods, and sociological theory. Students can then select courses that focus on their specific interests and career goals. Elective topics include those in family and culture, race and ethnic relations, urban sociology, religion, population studies, gender and sexuality, education, law, and many other areas. 


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including the required 60 major credits of study. Intended for those who have completed an associate's degree through the Mass transfer compact program within one of Massachusetts’s several community colleges. Students who have not completed this program or who have not come from a Massachusetts Community College may still be eligible for the program, though not all courses may be online, and interested applicants must consult with a school advisor prior to enrollment.

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education